Hospice Basics Quiz
Hospice provides DME and supplies (wipes, gloves, etc.)
What disciplines will be available to the patient? Except:
A. Skilled Nurse
C. Certified Home Health Aide
D. Social Worker
Where can home hospice be provided?
A. Assisted livings
B. Private homes
C. Nursing Homes
D. Memory Care Facilities
E. All above are true
Alzheimer’s patients must be at what level of the FAST scale to qualify?
Hospice only provides comfort medications
Hospice patients can still go to the hospital
A heart disease patient must present with what to qualify? Except:
A. NYHA Class IV (observable insufficiency at rest)
B. Be on optimum diuretic and vasodilator therapy
C. History of cardiac arrest
D. Heart cath within 12 months prior admission
E. Unexplained syncope
A patient on hospice for cancer must also stop their dialysis treatments for their CKD
Hospice patients cannot have PT, OT, or ST while on service
Hospice patients must be homebound to qualify
What is the expected life expectancy of a hospice patient upon admission?
A. 1 year
B. 3 months
C. 1 month
D. 6 months
Hospice patients must stop taking all medications related to their diagnosis
If a patient does not pass within their 6 month expectancy, they must be discharged
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